Category Archives: Ruins

Arch Canyon Overlook & Cave Tower Ruins Tour with Four Corners Adventures

It’s been over a year now since I first contacted Four Corners Adventures in Blanding, asking about the possibility of doing a mini familiarization tour out on Cedar Mesa for our Monticello, Blanding, and Bluff Fort visitor center staff.  We … Continue reading

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Monarch Cave- Comb Ridge

Our mid-February through early March weather was AMAZING this year- perfect for getting out and doing some pre-spring hikes.  We were in high ‘show season’ in our office (Jan-March every year when we attend Travel, Sportsman’s, Adventure & Gear shows … Continue reading

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Cave Towers- Mule Canyon

In the past few years House on Fire Ruin in Mule Canyon has become a very popular destination for hikers and photographers, but I think few who visit are aware of the nearby Cave Towers Ruins located across the highway … Continue reading

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Geocaching in San Juan County, UT!

Up until last fall, I had never gone geocaching.  I’m not sure why, it’s always seemed like something that I would really enjoy.  In fact, my husband and I actually found a cache once when we were still living in … Continue reading

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Moon House Ruin

Almost immediately after my husband and I moved to Monticello, we started to notice that every time we met someone and told them we liked to hike, they would tell us that we had to hike to Moon House Ruin.  … Continue reading

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The Making of the ‘San Juan County – Utah’s Canyon Country’ Video

Last fall we were just beginning to work on our new website (which is up and running and can be viewed HERE) and we spent 2 1/2 days working with a photo and video crew shooting all over San Juan … Continue reading

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House on Fire Ruin – South Fork of Mule Canyon

After moving to Monticello, the first hike on Cedar Mesa that my husband and I went on was to House on Fire Ruin.  House on Fire is located in the South Fork of Mule Canyon, and is a well known … Continue reading

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